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Life expectancy in Switzerland in 2020
In 2020, a year marked by COVID-19, life expectancy at birth fell to 81.0 for men and 85.1 for women, a decline of 0.9 and 0.5 years respectively compared with 2019. Men’s life expectancy at birth was then 81.9 and 85.6 for women. Such a decline had not been observed since 1944 among men and 1962 among women, according to the mortality tables calculated by the FSO.
Life expectancy in Switzerland in 2020Sharp drop in life expectancy at birth in Switzerland in 2020
Federal Statistical Office